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Apr 22, 2022

Feeling Sensations, Including Ones Connected to Sadness, May Be Key to Depression Recovery

Posted by in category: neuroscience

Summary: Suppressing or blocking out physical sensations related to emotions such as sadness can hinder recovery from depression symptoms and may cause a relapse into depression.

Source: University of Toronto.

The physical sensations that accompany sadness can feel as undesirable as they are intense—a constriction of the chest, watery eyes and a raw throat, to name a few.

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